Learn to crochet an "American Girl" sized, 18 inch doll, with this advanced beginner amigurumi crochet pattern.

The PDF includes the written pattern with many photo tutorials. Please note this is the pattern only, not the actual doll itself.

A finished doll will fit into most 18 inch doll clothes with limitless possibilities! She will certainly be a well loved, heirloom gift for the little girl in your life.

The Payton Doll was designed for girls to engage in imaginative play, dream about their potential, grow their confidence, and become empowered women of the future!

Please check back periodically to see what's new for outfits and accessories.

The pattern uses US Crochet Terms

Difficulty is Advanced Beginner. You should be familiar with basic amigurumi techniques.


C 2.75mm Crochet Hook
8 oz of worsted weight yarn in skin tone
4 oz of worsted weight yarn in hair color
Small amount of black, white and pink yarn for the face
Poly Fil (about 5oz)
Safety Eyes (12mm)
Yarn Needle
Stitch Marker
Tape Measure (optional)
Push Pins (optional)


Mr: Magic ring
Sc: Single crochet
Inc: Single crochet 2 times in the same stitch
Dec: Single crochet 2 stitches together
Flo: Front loop only
Blo: Back loop only
Ch: Chain
St: Stitch
Rnd: Round
Sl st: Slip stitch
F/o: Finish off

Payton Doll Pattern